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Windows 7: Need help connecting two w7 machines

25 Dec 2009   #11
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Your laptop is connected to a wireless router? What is the name of your wireless router?


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25 Dec 2009   #12
ckmerc

W7 Home Premium
 
 

actually..I am typing this on my desktop so I can't get my laptops pick up on here very easy.. so I will just type what you are looking for on the screen you showed me above:

Laptop PC:

Computer Descrioption: LaptopPC
Fulll Computer name: Hayden08
Workgroup: WORKGROUP

Desktop PC
Computer Description: DesktopPC
Full Computer name: Hayden08
Workgroup: Workgroup
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26 Dec 2009   #13
ckmerc

W7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
Your laptop is connected to a wireless router? What is the name of your wireless router?
wireless router name? do mean the name of my connection? when I view it in the available connections window it reads meadoa

sorry if I did not answer your question correctly...please let me know
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26 Dec 2009   #14
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Change Full Computer name on one of them. you can't have them both named the same.
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26 Dec 2009   #15
ckmerc

W7 Home Premium
 
 

OK..just changed the full computer name on my laptop PC and it is making me restart...I must thank you very much for your continued help here...
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26 Dec 2009   #16
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ckmerc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
Your laptop is connected to a wireless router? What is the name of your wireless router?
wireless router name? do mean the name of my connection? when I view it in the available connections window it reads meadoa

sorry if I did not answer your question correctly...please let me know
What is the name of your router. Brand name like linksys or dlink?
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26 Dec 2009   #17
ckmerc

W7 Home Premium
 
 

2wire..

ok..now my laptop can see my desktop...it shows two computers...but when I click on the desktop computer from my laptop..it asks for the username and password..

I am just trying to understand which one they are asking for? please let me know
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26 Dec 2009   #18
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

I would believe that it wants to know the desktop username and password so that it knows that you are knowing that and not just anyone trying to get on your desktop.
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26 Dec 2009   #19
ckmerc

W7 Home Premium
 
 

K..but I am trying to understand what is my username and password from my desktop..is it the same username and password that shows up when windows first boots up and I type in my password?
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26 Dec 2009   #20
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Check Network & Sharing Center


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